Connections - Rotary Employment Partnership

Rotary Employment Partnership, Shane S at UFA Red Deer, AB. Shane poses in a UFA store holding a mop, next to his colleague.
April 29, 2021

Meet one of UFA’s new Customer Service employees hired through the Rotary Employment Partnership! Shane S. (pictured alongside UFA Red Deer Assistant Manager Bryan E.) is one of two successful candidates.  Shane’s role is an important one as he is responsible for the cleanliness of the store, ensuring that main areas are swept and mopped as […]

Rotary Employment Partnership: Kelsey at VDG Salumi. Kelsey sits in a white lab coat packaging product with a coworker in the background
March 2, 2021

Rotary Employment Partnership field update! Kelsey recently started working at VDG Salumi in Calgary as a product packer. Her role involves curing and preparing meats, cutting the salami, placing the salami into bags and using the vacuum sealer, and placing logo and nutrition fact labels onto the packaged meats. In the future, Kelsey will also be […]

Rotary Employment Partnership Celebrating 20 years
February 26, 2021

By Sara Protasow With the help of committed allies, what started as an idea by a parent and Rotarian 20 years ago is now an initiative that has created over 600 quality jobs for individuals with developmental disabilities across Alberta. Inclusion Alberta’s Rotary Employment Partnership, a collaboration between Rotary Clubs, Inclusion Alberta and the Government […]

The Charrois Family, Inclusion Alberta Dream Makers. All 4 members of the family pose on a swinging bench together.
February 18, 2021

By Sara Protasow For the Charrois family of Edmonton, giving back has always been a family activity. Andre, his wife Lynne Davies-Charrois and their two children Laura and Patrick, both university students, have been connected to Inclusion Alberta for over four years as both an inclusive employer and as Dream Makers. Andre, Executive Partner at […]

Rotary Employment Kyle at Samsic YEG Airport with colleagues
December 15, 2020

ROTARY EMPLOYMENT PARTNERSHIP FIELD UPDATE: Congratulations to Kyle who is one of the new hires with Samsic Assistance Canada, the company recently contracted by WestJet to cover their ground-handling duties. Kyle is excited to be back at Edmonton International Airport providing quality assistance and care to passengers. Congratulations Kyle and Samsic! To learn more about inclusive hiring, […]

Sophie with a colleague, they are handling two dogs. Rotary Employment Partnership
November 27, 2020

ROTARY EMPLOYMENT PARTNERSHIP FIELD UPDATE: Through a family connection – and with the help of the Rotary Employment Partnership – another exciting job has been created! Sophie finished her studies in April 2020 from NAIT ‘s Veterinary Technician program through Inclusion Alberta’s Inclusive Post-Secondary Initiative. Her goal was to find a career where she would be […]